Mobile Access for Seniors


Mobile Access for Seniors is a scheme that supports the Seniors Go Digital programme. It provides subsidised smartphone and mobile plan to lower-income seniors who want to go digital, but cannot afford them.

Who can apply?

Individuals who meet the listed eligibility criteria, and have attended IMDA’s Seniors Go Digital – Learning programme1 and picked up at least one (1) basic digital skill:

Eligibility Criteria
Age60 years old and above2
CitizenshipSingapore Citizen
Current beneficiary of the selected government assistance scheme
  • MSF’s ComCare Long Term Assistance (LTA);
  • MSF’s ComCare Short-to-Medium Term Assistance (SMTA); OR
  • HDB’s Public Rental Scheme
OthersNot an existing IMDA Home Access beneficiary who has received a smartphone

[1]Does not include online learning modes.

[2]Based on birth year.

How To Apply?

Eligible seniors may register your interest in the “Mobile Access for Seniors” scheme with our Digital Ambassadors after you have attended our Seniors Go Digital - Learning programme and picked up at least one (1) basic digital skill, such as basic digital communication skills, navigating government digital services, or transacting with e-payments.

You will be informed of the outcome via mail, subject to the availability of the Mobile Access Plans. Only 1 registration per senior is required.

Mobile Access Plans – For Eligible Seniors Only

Eligible seniors may enjoy the following subsidised products and services:

  • 1-year mobile plan, at $5.00 per month
  • Smartphone, starting from $20.00 (1-time cost).

The subsidised plan will come with:

  • Free SIM card registration;
  • Free caller ID;
  • Unlimited incoming local calls;
  • Continued mobile data connectivity, with no excess data charges; and
  • Other value-added services.
1-Year Mobile Plan3
6 GB
100 mins
20 SMS
5 GB
150 mins
50 SMS
8 GB
350 mins
200 SMS
20 GB
300 mins
30 SMS
  • OPPO A12
  • OPPO A12
  • Vivo Y1S
  • Lenovo A7
  • Huawei Y6s
  • Realme C3
  • Huawei Y6s
  • Vivo Y1S
  • Samsung Galaxy A11
  • Samsung Galaxy A11
  • Samsung Galaxy A11
  • Samsung Galaxy A11

All prices are inclusive of GST.

3 Redemption is subject to terms and conditions of the scheme and participating telcos.
4 The choice of smartphone is subject to stock availability. 


For more enquiries, you may email us at or call 6377 3800.

Explore related tags

Last updated on: 03 Jul 2020